Meet the team

Our team are our core. And we’re proud to employ some of the industry’s most talented, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals. We are passionate about what we do and passionate about property management. This means we can provide the expertise our clients want and the solutions they need. To find out more about us, click on the photos below.

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Lauren Clark

Paralegal

Lauren is a senior paralegal in our team and assists with a variety of non-contentious property management matters, including lease assignment, lease variation and enfranchisement.

Outside of work Lauren enjoys all things sporting, whether watching or participating.

Lauren is a black belt in taekwondo and has participated in it since she was 5 years old. She regularly goes to various sporting events including rugby league and union world cup games and loves following the Outlaws, Nottingham’s T20 cricket team.

 

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Asia Munir

Solicitor

Asia is a qualified Solicitor and is experienced in litigation with a passion for property management.

She’s able to assist on a range of matters including:

–  Lease variations

– Preparation of licenses

– Providing advice on points of law and procedure (in a client friendly manner)

– Disputes with leaseholders

– Right to manage & enfranchisement

– County Court proceedings

– Applications to the FTT

Disputes with lessees can often be resolved without the need to go to the FTT for a determination; Asia understands the relationship between landlords and leaseholders and is able to provide well-reasoned advice to make your management responsibilities easier.

Property management is much more than overseeing and performing the management responsibilities of a development; Asia understands the commercial realities when a dispute arises and is well equipped to provide you with a quick solution wherever possible. Where court proceedings are necessary, she will represent you throughout the litigation process ensuring that you are kept up to date at all stages.

Asia always applies a professional, reliable and consistent approach to her work allowing you to focus on with what you do best; manage your blocks, whilst knowing that you’re in capable hands.

Outside of work Asia enjoys swimming, running and travelling. She has backpacked throughout South East Asia, including Thailand & Cambodia.

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Cassandra Zanelli

Partner

Our team is led by award winning property management expert Cassandra Zanelli.

Cassandra is widely recognised for her expertise in the industry, and is listed among the 100 most influential people in residential leasehold management.

 

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Liz Rowen

Senior Associate

With over 10 years specialist property management litigation experience, senior associate Liz Rowen is integral to the PM Legal team.

Having worked for a number of the leading specialist firms, and driven by a desire to provide high quality, Liz is one of the founding solicitors of PM Legal Services.

 

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Jennifer Knibbs

Senior paralegal

Having spent four years studying in America on a football scholarship (where she received an undergraduate degree in law and minor degree in psychology), Jen returned to the UK and joined the team.

 

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Vimbai Mukuze

Paralegal

With a background in the civil service, Vimbai is now one of the senior paralegals in our team, specialising in litigation and arrears recovery.

Her enthusiasm for the role is demonstrated in the great relationships she has built with our clients, and showcased in the successful results she’s able to achieve for them.  Her tenacity, coupled with her humanity, make her a firm favourite with our clients.

Outside of work, Vimbai is an adventurous traveller who frequently takes her children with her to open their eyes to different cultures and ways of life.

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Ruby Zaman

Trainee solicitor

Since joining the team, Ruby has been keen to develop her specialist knowledge in all things property management.

She’s passionate about staying up to date with the changes to legislation and developing case law, which all enable her to deliver a high quality service to our clients.

 

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Beth Garrett

Senior paralegal

Beth works alongside Cass and assists with a variety of property management matters including right to manage. Beth’s speciality is those matters relating to assignment of the lease.

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Kirsten Etheridge

Personal assistant

 

From joining the team in June 2017, Kirsten has progressed from the role of apprentice to Cass’ PA.

Kirsten is the dedicated organiser in our team, and has an impressive history of co-ordinating conferences, training events, seminars and meetings.  Her organisational skills ensure our events run smoothly and successfully.

Kirsten is also double award-winning, having most recently received an award for progression of the year 2018 from YMCA Training.

Outside of the office, she’s interested in a wide variety of music, and regularly attends concerts and festivals.

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Cherice St Louis

Paralegal

Cherice is a paralegal in our PM Legal team.  Cherice works primarily alongside Liz (and Lauren) dealing with non-contentious matters for our clients including post-completion matters and lease extensions.

Cherice’s background in customer service means that she takes great care when it comes to our clients; customer service is key in everything she does.

In her spare time, she enjoys long walks with her dog and visiting new places, having recently visited America to see friends and family in New York and Washington D.C.